What are the steps needed to get custody of child?
2 attorney answers
I am not sure what your role is or whether you are a party to the action - if you are a party you should consult counsel. If you do not have counsel you need to obtain counsel. Much more information is needed to determine what, if any rights or standing the father has in this matter. Unmarried fathers do not have custodial or parental rights until and unless they are established through the courts. I also do not know if prior orders have been entered. I do not know if paternity has been established. I suggest the father (if you are asking on his behalf) obtain counsel right away to determine whether he has standing and how best to proceed.
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This appears to be a repeat question. Please see my answer to the former question.
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